about-us

About Us

Virtual Reality is a complex of rapidly evolving technologies integrating specialized peripherals, high end computing,  software, interface, art and design.

Our mission is to transform and streamline this complex set of elements into a single line item, enabling organizations to utilise VR technology while minimising the technical and logistical challenges.

Merkava Technologies provides the link between the leading hardware manufacturers, software developers and experience designers with the businesses and organisations with genuine  Virtual Reality requirements today. 

"Think of us as your own Virtual Reality department."

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Our Services

INSTALLATIONS

End-to-end solutions for Virtual Reality installations; customised for workspace, education, retail, trade shows and home entertainment.

VISUALISATIONS

Custom visualizations and walkthroughs for architecture, property, products and engineering.

360 MEDIA

Immersive media production, 360 photography and video content creation, Advice for media companies.

BESPOKE CONTENT

Bespoke Software Development for customers with specific requirements, VR app development.

CONSULTING

Consulting for VR onboarding, risk management, hardware and software procurement, pipeline advice.

WORKSHOPS

Virtual Reality education tailored for corporate, academic and school based settings.

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Our Clients

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Our Team

Ben Hayley

Ben Hayley

CEO

Ben Hayley is one of Australia’s leading Virtual Reality specialists.

With a background in mathematics, software development and IT Managed Services, Ben is one of the few people in the country with the relevant knowledge to advise and inform on all aspects of Virtual Reality.

Sana Nolan

Sana Nolan

CTO

Sana Nolan is one of Australia’s leading Virtual Reality enthusiasts.

His specialised knowledge of all aspects of Virtual Reality hardware, as well as his strong relationships within the industry have made him a leading personality in the Australian Virtual Reality scene for several years.

Sana has delivered Virtual Reality services on every level and brings unique knowledge and experience to each different Virtual Reality project.

Milton Toal

Milton Toal

CFO

Milton Toal was elected a Fellow of the Association of Financial Advisors in 1994.

Prior to that he had decades of experience in Management Auditing for the Commonwealth and its major corporate suppliers. He was also extensively committed to the design and implementation of major Management Systems for both government and corporate clients.

Milton was one of the first people in Australia to use computers for planning and management of very large national military and corporate projects and has been at the forefront of the introduction of technology into project planning and development for decades.

Yoram Symons

Yoram Symons

Sales and Marketing

Yoram Symons is an Engagement specialist, with years of experience in building relationships and establishing networks.

Yoram has worked in the corporate and community sectors, both in Australia and overseas, building communities, managing election campaigns and working in corporate sales.

Ben Hayley

Ben Hayley

CEO

Ben Hayley is one of Australia’s leading Virtual Reality specialists.

With a background in mathematics, software development and IT Managed Services, Ben is one of the few people in the country with the relevant knowledge to advise and inform on all aspects of Virtual Reality.

Sana Nolan

Sana Nolan

CTO

Sana Nolan is one of Australia’s leading Virtual Reality enthusiasts.

His specialised knowledge of all aspects of Virtual Reality hardware, as well as his strong relationships within the industry have made him a leading personality in the Australian Virtual Reality scene for several years.

Sana has delivered Virtual Reality services on every level and brings unique knowledge and experience to each different Virtual Reality project.

Milton Toal

Milton Toal

CFO

Milton Toal was elected a Fellow of the Association of Financial Advisors in 1994.

Prior to that he had decades of experience in Management Auditing for the Commonwealth and its major corporate suppliers. He was also extensively committed to the design and implementation of major Management Systems for both government and corporate clients.

Milton was one of the first people in Australia to use computers for planning and management of very large national military and corporate projects and has been at the forefront of the introduction of technology into project planning and development for decades.

Yoram Symons

Yoram Symons

Sales and Marketing

Yoram Symons is an Engagement specialist, with years of experience in building relationships and establishing networks.

Yoram has worked in the corporate and community sectors, both in Australia and overseas, building communities, managing election campaigns and working in corporate sales.

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Our Partners

Rob Black Australia has over forty years experience in manufacturing metal products for engineering and industrial applications.

In conjunction with Merkava Technologies, Rob Black’s highly skilled team of engineers and tradesmen are developing custom motion simulation hardware.

This means that we have the capacity to develop specific simulators for specialised purposes, opening up a huge range of possibilities for clients.

Whether it is driving, flight, exposure therapy or other customised rigs, Merkava Technologies can build the exact simulator that you require.

Rob Black Website

Joshua Young holds a PhD in neuroscience from Sydney University and Technische Universitat Berlin, and is the winner of the Bercovici Prize for outstanding experimental theoretical publication in biomedical sciences.

Joshua is the founder of Triplethink and AUUG, both focused on hardware/software integrations for human-computer interaction.

In partnership with Joshua, Merkava Technologies has the capacity to develop custom hardware solutions for specialised commercial, industrial and educational applications.

AUUG Website

Virtualex is a Virtual Reality Development house based just outside of Melbourne, specialising in interaction with the virtual world. Using Oculus Rift, Leap Motion and Razer Hydra peripherals. Virtualex creates immersive simulations that users can reach out and interact with.

Virtualex Website

Jason Storey is an experienced software developer, with numerous active projects in the VR space. Known in the community as apieceoffruit on the long running left-handed VR podcast, Jason brings both expert software development and focused user experience knowledge to the table.

Neil Creek is one of Australia’s most experienced 360 photographers.

For over a decade Neil has been developing world-class skills at shooting 360 degree panoramic photography and his work features on the Samsung GearVR 360 photography library and on the 360 Cities network.

Neil Creek’s Website

Les Posen is pioneer in the field of Virtual Reality Therapy and Biofeedback to effect changes in anxiety management.

Les has degrees from Melbourne University and Monash University and was Ansett Australia’s Fear of Flying Psychologist in Melbourne from 1994 -2000.

Les was one of the first clinical psychologists in the world to use Virtual Reality as part of therapy and has developed unique methodologies around exposure therapy, anxiety management and the treatment of a wide array of phobias.

Les Posen’s Fear of Flying Website

With over 15 years experience in both the public and private education sector, Jacqui Douglas is one of Victoria foremost educators.

Having conducted multiple successful lectures at the University of Melbourne on the future of education, Jacqui brings cutting edge techniques and knowledge for developing the future minds of our country.

The Centre for Educational Enterprise (CEE) is a global educational community hub, dedicated to innovation and leadership in education practices.

http://cee.mggs.vic.edu.au/

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Get in touch with us today to find out how we

can deliver Virtual Reality to your organization.